Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
January 15, 2013
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. EB 162
Meeting 2013-01

1.      Call to order.

2.      Approval of December 2012 minutes

3.      Special order of the day: Election of the 2013-2014 Senate President. (P. Turrisi will conduct the elections)

4.      Individual Reports

a.       Chancellor Miller. GA strategic plan report

b.      President of the Senate Lugo.

·   Faculty Assembly update

o   Shared governance, general education proposal

o   Academic Freedom proposal

·   US/QEP position update.

·   S&B building renovations

·   Intellectual Property policy

·   PSY 223 deleted from Special Education requirements (expedited motion)

5.      Committee Reports

a.       The Steering Committee offers the following motions:
[Motion 2013-01-M01] Grade Policies
Amend  the charge of AS to explicitly include grade policies.
[Motion 2013-01-M02]
Revision of standing committees ex-officio memberships 
That to reflect the new AA restructure, membership of senate standing committees be amended as follows:

·   AS: Change “Director of the University College” to “Associate VC & Dean of Undergraduate Studies.”

·   UCC: Change ex-officio member, “Director of the University College” to “Associate VC & Dean of Undergraduate Studies.”

·   USAC: Change ex-officio member, “Director of the University College” to “Associate VC & Dean of undergraduate Studies.”  Add ex-officio member “Director of US/QEP.”

b.      The Steering Committee offers the following motion,
[Motion 2013-01-M03] US Competency Crediting Form
That the senate adopt the
University Studies Competency Crediting form included herein.

c.        The Steering Committee offers the following motion
[Motion 2013-01-M04] Faculty Assembly resolution on general education
That the senate endorse the Faculty Assembly resolution included below and that President Ross be notified of this endorsement.

·   FA resolution on minimum GS competencies

6.      Old Business

7.      New Business

8.      For the Good of the Order

·   GA Strategic Plan draft

9.      Announcements

·   Lactation Initiative

10.  Adjournment